Sport in Short: Football

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The Independent Online
CRYSTAL PALACE are to screen the second leg of their Coca-Cola Cup semi-final against Arsenal on closed-circuit television at Selhurst Park. ITV have decided not to cover the match live from Highbury, and Palace, trailing 3-1 after the first leg, have been allocated only 2,000 tickets.

IPSWICH TOWN are to give a trial to Ilian Kiriakov, a 25-year-old midfielder who has won over 30 caps for Bulgaria. Kiriakov is currently with Deportivo La Coruna, the Spanish league leaders. The Suffolk club already have one Bulgarian - the striker Boncho Genchev - on their books.

MONDAY'S LATE RESULT: Diadora League Full Members' Cup first round: Hendon 0 Boreham Wood 0 (aet, Boreham Wood won 4-2 on penalties).

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